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IOWA. MORE than $50,000,030 Trere expended on the Ewarial palace in Madrid. THEBE are nearly 10,000 steamships in the world and their aggregate burden atxounls to aboat 10,000,000 tons. r THE entire Indian population of this country ia about 259,000, and they hold 90,000,000 acres of the public domain, exclusive of Alaska. A BECEKT invention is a horseshoe of rubber set in the recess of a metal frame. It is found to be very valuable for me on an asphaltum or other smooth pavement. SEKATOB MANDEHSON, president pro- tem. o; the United States senate, has been presented with a gavel made of woods grown upon the many battle fields in which he look part. A OENEALOOICAX, tree of the Columbus family is being prepared for exhibition at the world's fair by Madame Re gin a Maney, of Lisbon, a descendant of (he great navigator's wife. THE first electric street railway in Ruma will bs constructed at Kiew, a city of 130,000 people. It will bs operated by the trolley system, and will be ready for badness this summer. EBPKESESTATIVES of the International Artificial Rain company of Kansas entered into contract with farmers in the vicinity of Huron, Cal., to furnish rain for the season's crops. A CHILIAN merchant used to defy forgery by placing one thumb on the paper he wished to sign, and tracing its outline; then he placed the other thumb across, outlined tbat and his signature was complete. Ax eccentric French woman has left a beqnest of $100,000 to be given to the man who with five hundred companions will penetrate farther into the interior of Africa than any other explorers have done. THE rainy season in the northern states of Mexico has begun two months earlier than usual. The crop prospect in the ttstes of Neuva L°on, Taznanlipas, San- Louis Potosi, Chihuahua and Coahuila are better tban for three years. As instrument baa been invented in Germany by which the proOle of a river bed may be taken automatically with sufficient accuracy. A curved arm rests on the bottom of the river, and by means of a recording mechanism the depth is autos matically registered on a revolving drum. THE la& f census i-ho'si} 3,715 towns in the United Stales with a population of more than 1,000. There are 7 cities with more tbat 400,000 inhabitants; 21 between 10,000 and,400.000; 20 between 50,000 and 100,000: 60 over 20,000 and under 50.000; 92 over 15,000 and under 25, and 138 over 10,000 and under 15,000. FEW of our weather prophets would like to do business in their line in Siam, if the recent reported order of tLe king is reliable. No one is to have standing as a prophet until he can sit half an hour un harmed on a coal fire. There will not be much attempt to regulate the weather under these conditions. AN Iowa farmer who recently received a package of seeds from the agricultural department, wrote the following lines to Uncle Jerry Rusk: "Yourblamed cucum ber» robbed me of my wife, so instead of sending me cucumber seed this spring eend me another wife. 1 hear there are a number of likely women in your department." JAJIKS A. SPUKOKON, who is to carry on tho ministerial duties of the London tabernacle, is a younger brother of the late famous preacher, acd has for some time been assistant pastor of the great church. He also has a church at Croyden, but for many years past most of his time has been devoted to Buperintendinu the agencies at work in connection with the tabernacle. A NKW YOKK paper furnishes a list of men and women in this country who own $10,000,000. Tho number is ninety-nine, and the list ia incomplete, Thero are two who possess over 8100,000,000 and tho great majority rango at 830,OOD,000 or over. Of these many millionaires fifty- eight are citizens of Now York and possibly others whofe residonc" is not given. California has five ar.d Chiimgo two. It _ matters Httli). None cf tlie.'o raon will Uvo any longer than tho rust of us and when they die they will carry nothing with them. AN old colored man named Peter D. Smith has just patented aa invention which may sound the death knell to the binding twine trust, if it meets tho expectations of thoue who have examined it. It is a self-binder of what is known as the "low-down" kind, that is, the binding apparatus is on tho platform wboro tbo grain falls as cut. It docs away with the use of twine entirely, employing a band of straw instead. The band is tightly twiuted, very strong, and no larger than a man's finger. The manufacturing circles (it Springfield, Ohio, where the inventor lives, are said to be in a ferment about it, &ad to believe that it will work a revolu- tiou in the binder business, t THE TOPER DBS *ntmte.,*.ti>nWA.TOWA. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 6,1892. FUFHlACE. HEWS, NOTES. NAPA, Cal., was shaken by an earth quake Sunday. _ JPDOE Peter Wood finin, Maryland'* oldest jndge, is dead. THE chamber cf commerce favors canal to connect the great lakes with St. Panl. CHETALIEB DOKISICO TOOETTI, an Italian artist, die«1 at San FrancUco Monday. DB. SIDSET SHEKWOOD has been called to the chair of political economy of Johns Hopkins university. J. B. WICKEBSHAM, of Philadelphia, who was the first man to advocate the elevated railroad, is dead. 5 WHITELATV REID and wife sailed from Havre for New York Saturday morning on the steamer Li Champagne. A CALL has been issued for a national convention of railroad commissioners to be held in Washington, April 13. BASIL THACET, of Crawfordsville, Ind., is dead, after having fasted eight weeks. He was 94 years of age. THE journey man printers' borne at Colorado Springs, Col., will be dedicated May 12. THE president has nominated Frank L. Coombs, of California, to tw minister to Japan. EDMUND TUBUKB, colored, died near the village of Tennessee Colony, Tex., Sunday at the age of 104. PERU will send to the world's fair representatives of all the principal Indian tribes found in the Peruvian for- este, IT is proposed to start a political party whose principal creed is the pensioning of ei-slaves acd whose preaideniial candidate will be Fred Douglass. GESEBAL DAXIBL DDSTIS, assistant CTnited Stales Treasurer, died at Carthage, Mo., at noon Wednesday. THE Rhode Island senate has parsed the bill providing that state officers shall elected biennially instead of annually, at present. TKE remains of Walt Whitman were interred at Camden Wednesday afternoon: ;be services wera concluded by an address from Robert G. Ingersoll. TESTS of smokeless powder at the naval jrdnance proving grounds, near Washing- ion, have established the superiority of :hat explosive over ordinary gunpowder for naval purposes. A CDMPASY has been formed to raise the bulk of the British ship Hussar, which sunk near Hell Gate, N. Y., Nov. 25, 1780, with 55,000,000 in gold in her treasure bos. The experiment of sending a life line across an expuise of water by means of a site was succeR«fnIly conducted recently bv Prof. J. Woodbiidge Davis on South Brothers island in Long Island sound. CHINESE evade our restriction laws by being naturalized in Canada and then coming to the United State?. This country has no power to exclude British subjects. A WOIIAN in i'aterson, N. J., is trying to get a divorce from her second husband, who is dead. Her object is to get u pension as a widow of her first husband, who was killed in the war. THE anti-truck -store law passed by the last Illinois legislature has been declared uncons'itutional by the state supreme court. *. JUDGE PKATT, of the supreme court of New York, has decided that South Dakota divorces are not valid in New York. THE Mississippi legislature adopted a joint resolution endorsing the election of United States senators by direct vote of tbo people. THE commandant at Fort Yates has been wired to have two companies of cavalry in readiness to march at a moment's notice to keep squatters off the Sisseton reservation until 'the date of openine, April 15. JUSTICE BUBWEK, of the supreme court, sitting a« judge of the United States court for the district embracing Nebraska, has rendered a decision declaring illegal the contract under which the telegraph lines of the Union Pacific railroad are oper ated tby the Western Union, and directs the road hereafter to operate its own lines, FOREIGN. than Sin ANDHKW AGNKW died in London. THE German reicbstag was prorpgued Thursday. PHINCB DB CHIMAY, Belgian minister of foreign affairs, died Tuesday. GENERAL Konstantin Von Alvensleben has just died in Berlin at the age of 83. DEEMING, the Liverpool murderer, is thought to have killed four men in Africa. Two brothers in Russia are accused of murdering and robbing forty emigrants. A MAN and woman, were killed and a woman fatally injured in a fire on Victoria street, London, Tuesday. BLACKADEB'S lumber mill at Hectanooga, Noviv Scotia, has bean burned. Loss, $35,000; partially insured . THE Newcastle steamer Homrock has been sunk off the coast of England and eleven of the crew drowned. The Surprise lost five men, THE little village of Leven, in the canton of St. Gall. bn« VIBPD nlvnop* wiped out of exisl'.-ncu by liro Mum sixty cottages have Iwen de^ttvyficl. IT is stated on good authority that Deeming, the Australian murdered, has confessed not only that lie killed his. v>ife i four childern, but that he committed the two lust Wuiteehaple rnurd&M. A FHENCUUAN named Stertasny is in jail in Paris. Falsely representing him- swjf as being connected with the world's fair, he swindled Louis Cohen, a capitalist, out of $20,0(10. GENHKAI, CIEHKA, who attempted to load a movement against tho new prpoi- dent of Honduras, ana who Had to the mountains to escape arrest, has committed suicide. EMIN IV- u A. is advaacing from Wade- lai. He has gained a victory over tho forces led by his former officers who rebelled against him. He pursued them to Lado, on the White Nile, whorb hu captured and shot the unfaithful officers. A CUTS ts has been reached in the political struggle in Venezuela, and from all parts of The republic come reports of uprisings against President Palawis' attempt to nrhuXMr didtt*rsi3 P or practically THEBE wte rioting in Prague, Monday night, by crowds which had assembled contrary to gorerninent orders to celebrate ibe birth of Jobn Comenins. lit the fizht which ensued with the police many were trampled •words. by hones and slashed with OBIMB. E. L. GODKIS, editor of the New York Evening Post, is arrested on a charge of criminal libel. AT Evansville, Ind., two young women were ran down ty & train and killed. JOSEPH LEICHTER, of Dayton, mortally wounded hia wife and two daughters with a hatchet. A MICHIGAN farmer commits wife murder and suicide and lavs the response bility upon certain laws of tLe state. J. C. ADAMS has been convicted of man slaughter at Wichita, Kan., for the mur der of Capt. A. C. Conch, the noted Oklahoma boomer. LAMSOH BHO»., a* Chicago board of trade firm, has lost $40.000 to $60,000 through the speculation of two employes. PECULATIONS that have been in progress for four years have robbed the treasury of Ramsey county, Minn., of $25,000. Two men were arreited at Northwood, Iowa, on the charge of robbing an Austin, (Minn.) man of something like $40,000. A PASSENGER train was held by masked robbers at Weems, Ala.. Thursday morning, and the mail car rifled of all its registered letters. SAMUEL BIBHOP, of Berrein Springs, is said to have forged the name of kis father- in-law, Jacob Krall, to $7,000 worth of paper. WM. LANEFOBD has been sentenced to four years in the penitentiary for burning the depot at Clay City, Ind., several weeks ago. AT Constantino, Mich., Charles Dickinson, a farmer and stock raiser, hanged himself from a beam in his barn Friday. His mind was influenced by illness. JEKEMTAH COTTO, the Italian who mur- dered'Louis Frankelosa in Brooklyn last July, was executed by electricity at Sing Sing, Monday. A YOUNG woman at OsValoosa, Iowa, has sued her brother-in-law, charging him and his father with a conspiracy to de fraud and make her an outcast. ANDHEVV YANKA, a Finlander, was struck on the head with a club and robbed Saturday night, at Negaunce, Mien.' He cannot recover. He was a prominent temperance worker. FIVE years in states prison is the sentence pass-.ed on Wm. Hamilton, C. A. Barnley and C. A. Frazer, of Boston, who confessed to having received S5.030 stolen from the order of the Rising Sun. AT Wheeling, W. Va., Samuel Alsou hit his wife with a poker, fatally injuring her. Alton's sister interferred, when the man grabbed her by the head ,and tore her scalp off. He then escaped. FIVE negroes—one of them a woman— have been sentenced to the gallows at Chester. S. C., for the murder of Alfred McAlliley a year ago. The executions aie set for May 20. FRANK REIFOKD and his wife and Michael Dolan, of Buffalo, drank beer until tho woman became wildly intoxicated, when she seized a knife attacked th<i men, both of whom she slashed so badly that they are likely to die. JOHN and William Bloom, sons of a Detioit fireman, who were caught setting fire to a furniture factory, have confessed to having started twenty-one fires in that city within the last two months, JAMES ZULE shot and wounded George Barton, in "Indian Territory, and then forced himself into the latter's house and tried to kill the wounded man and hisw ; .fe. Barton, though wounded, blew out the assassin's brains with his own gun. AT Atlanta, Ga., Porter Stock, nephew of Sam Jones, the evangelist, shot and mortally wounded Alfred Cossin, the aon of a prominent merchant. Both had been drinking. .•; FIRES AND CASUALTIES. THE loss by fire at Bromley's mill, Philadelphia, Saturday night, will be fully $400,000, and insurance $325,000. THE plant of H. 0. Wilbur & Sons, manufacturers of chocolate, Philadelphia, was erutted by fire Sunday. Loss, about 200,000. CAPTAIN B. B. Conner, of Woodruff county, Ark., was bit.ten by a mad dog twelve years ago and died the other -lav of hydrophobia. FIKE Tuesday tight destroyed Clark's Hotel, in Boston. Several guests werein- Jay Gonld Said to Hare fnrchased Chapultepec, Mexico, for Seten Million Dollars. Glories of the Landscape Which Snr round the Ancient Castle in Mexico. Here is Seen On? of the Most Magnifl cent Pleasures Ways in the World. Revival of rumors that Jay Gonld has S ircbased the palace of Chapnlcipec exico, for a residence, comes at a tim when it is known that the nature of hi chronic malady—exhaustion of the nerv ons system—demands an even and mil climate and pure air, together with free dom from contact with irritating cares and surroundings calculated to give de light to the miud a well as rest to th body. When it was first reported mor than a year ago that Mr. Gould was nego Mating with tee Mexican government fo Chapultepec, little credit tvas paid t what seemed senseless gossip. The Mexi cans, like all the mixed races of the cont: nent, cling with curious pride to thei strangely contradictory traditions. Tba a tree marks a fatal catastrophe in the: national history does' not make it les estimable in ..their eyes, provided th catastrophe were sublime. That-a palac cnntsins the cave in which a Monkzum hid for a time before capture ended ignominious death, it became still late official residence and imperial court of th Austrain invader and has since served i country house of the president of the r< pulic, might seem to render its wal grotesquely curious more than sncred t national worship. But they hold the hi of Chapultepec alone the less dear becaus its steep sides witnessed the victory of th North American soldiers over the braves of their commanders; and on one side declivity they have inscrioed in momi mental form the names of all who fell tliat .gallant fight for Mexico or wer captured by the victors. For thes reasons, and still more practically becaus a wing has been added that serves ?.s th national military school, it seemed in credible that Mexico would consent part with this palace of Chapultepes an more than we with the White House c any of the national buildings afc ance usi ful and nationalized otherwise by trad tion. But if sentimental in so many re?pecl the Mexican of our time is also praciiu-t Ten millions of people with seven gre; languages; the mass of those outside th large towns still in paganism as well as i absolute illiteracy; its sea trade hampere except in one region, by lack of harbors and its internal growth delayed by scant industry on which to lay taxes, while mat ufactures, that might flourish throughou the fertile table lands fail of. growth fo want of water and of transportation—"th government of Diaz, who is a practica man, will take money wherever it is to b had; and if Jay Gould is ready to pa 87,000,000 for the palace of Cflaputepe he will undoubtedly get it. President Dia would not undertake to consummate th transaction without the concurrence o congress. To do so would indeed b usurping authority he does not posses The constitution of Mexico is largely rnoc. eled on our own end the powers of the ex ecutive are strictly defined. But tho ac ministration of Diaz is known to cantrc easily a majority of the two houses congress and if he has resolved on securin this vast sum for national purposes, Ja Gould will become owner and occupier o one of the most beautiful structures in th world, set like a jewel on the summit of hill that commands a landscape unsur passed in loveliness in any quarter of th globe. Of late years enormous impressions con cerning Mexico have been yielding to cor rective reports of fair-minded travelers The border ruffian or the lazy peon of th southwgstern frontitt have too long sup plied American imagination with a pure! fanciful type of Mexican. That there ar in Mexico schools older than any in th northern half of the continent, that it great cities are adorned with beautifu buildings, enriched with fine churches, en livened by brilliant and cultivated society and humanized by many institutions tha care for each class of afflicted humanity would seem a few jeara ago romancing jut it is all true. There is scarcely an idet jurtd in escaping, one of whom died soon familiar to advancing civilization 1 thatha' after. . (not been anticipated in the^e ancien Springs hotel at St. Cloud, citits or has found lodgment in them West Orange, has been destroyed by fire. Loss on building, $50,000; furniture, $1,500; insured. HUNDREDS of families in Kansas havo lost everthingthrough a destructive prairie 5ie. William Dunn, in an attempt to save D is propertv, lost his life. TaoMABZEcnAiiiAii, a National League umpire in 1890, had his tead crushed be noath the wheels of a freight train at Homestead, Pa., Wednesday evening, dying instantly. JONAS LAVALLB, of White Bear, Minn,, 5 years old, was disemboweled and thrown sixty feet by a piece of a bursting fly- whel at a sawmill. } AT Joaelyn, Wash., by an explosion of ?as in a coal mine Wednesday morning, ilenry Gregory was killed, Ed. Dunn 'atnlly hurt, and another man seriously 'njured. THE body of fk-nry King, of Steubon- ville, Ohio, waft found hanging in a cellar n such a position as to indicate that he iad accident-lily fallen and b'.son strangled while frying to break into an-J rob an acl- iniiiK store. THE boiler in a lutnb'.-r mill at Bust Jordan, Mich., blew up Monday morning, nntantly killing Hix p'-'woiiH and injuring more than a acor.) besides, Home of whom will die. .m JOHNSON, of Lockoort, arid P,ster»-,n, of Joliot, /))., w ,. ro killed in a quarry near Liokport, 111., Saturday morning by tfae f a ||,,, K O f a derrick, Mil'. HKKKV 0. L-mm, of Adrian, Midi., who 'HAH wjriognly burned by it (fawJine fijsrylaw,,) ¥i'uhy hus died, and her little gi/| y/a* fablly bumnd. \,'.d'ut* <A the K«v, H M But while this is true another state of fact IB also true. The government typo in I/wjporr, uvttorot ttii; Met bo/Jut church M Kfcnoalwlte, a«<l a fnwid named Bowlwt wtm fwifl/J on the J/ak« 8bw» track near i'-'nji' J«"KS*ta«Jay. They bad been killed \iy * train. Mexico, political and social, is one extreme of its ethnical development. . The sub ordinate type, hereditary legatee of sloth patience, gentleness, simplicity, indiffer eiico ia another. They may have the re lative ratio of one to a thousand. The modern Mexico, not altogether free from fantastic suggestion of lingering barbaric splendor and savagery, ia alwayj to be seen framed like aline fancy portrait amit a group of natural creatures, all but nude copper-colored; as liable, ono would think, to fall on their knees and worship firo oj sun or reptile or cactus, as tneir paean ancestors of how many thousands of years ago? Tho modern type is accustomed to all the elegancies, all the delicacies, all the subtiltiOB of civilisation. The ancient at his feet situ in the market place and poand.s corn, as did the natives, that stared at the ripuniarda nearly four hundred yours ago. In no other o£ the tropical countries of comment is this antithesis so aculo, so univ raal. In no other can f.ho b'.-uuty of nature, tho persistenco of barbarism, tho "train after artificial society and tho preservation of primitive nature in uian, as in trie forcHfc, tho vales, tho mountains, the modes of life. th« social structure or want ot it be found in contrast {so winking, ao jnctonul or HO bowildfring. Jf J> V y Gould wan IK variety ho should go to Mexico. If ho wuntH gontlo Htimulaiion ho should «o to Mfixico. Jf ho warita to behold "tho nifjHt uncmnt of diiyn," SHOWB shrouding volcanic puab, ho suould go to Mexico II ii<! waiitu flowers nioro gorgeous than any to over KUW in any other part of the uM* }» »hou d go to Mexico. If ho wants the dullest 110(0* m everything about him hf should go to Mexico. If ho ywtm f 0 J Piety, he will find it in Mexico. If ho prtfer open Bkoptioitiui. he should KO to MMJCO, If art dolighU him b,e will Bud ,.._/ i.- fine t>icta«* in tto wil heat it else where. WillhemoliM die? No where ontside Arabia »« there rath horses, snch riders. Will he dme? From the palace of Chapnltepec to to »he Pkza of the city he will traverse one of the most magnificent pleasure ways in the world, as broad as the Chamrs Sd th™ mUeslong Will he white arch, ed aqueducts remindful of the oldest forms of city architecture? He will find them in Mexico within range of the open promenades of ChapuHepec. Will be gray* dim, sandy deserts, with solitary horsemen in brilliant scarves flying like arrows across their silence? He will not have to travel far from Chapultep;c. Will he carvines on great stones to tell of fhe age of the~world and the antiquity oTsculp- ture?. They are at his dcor. Will he dance? Nowhere more gayly than in Mex- Will he read? It has anoent libraries and modern book-stajjs. In fact, all thatis ancient, all that is modern, all that is western, all that is eastern, all that is pagan, a little that is Christian, all that is polished, far more that is primitive but not rough, all tbat is charming to the senses and much that is revolting to the soul, is in Mexico to a degree nowhere else in the world. Those who have never been in lands where mountains are higher than clouds, who have never watched for hours through instantly changing veils of vapor beginning with the deep rose of tropical sunrise and extending into the clear high gold of meridian a comulus, now seeming clone!, now teeming peak, have no conception of the sybilline nature of the atmosphere or the weird fascination of altitude and distance. Far above the ordinary level of men's habitation atmospheric effects are rapically unlike (those lower down. Doubtless science would account for this difference easily enough; poetry prefers to leave science out and deal with the air and its ceremonials purely in Hellenic mood. The cloud effects of mountain neighborhoods have been from the beginning of time the marvel, the delieht, the defiance of men. At certain points in the Alps one sees within a few minutes' change of focus nearly every imaginable aspect of nature—the pleasant dales, the little white-winged vessels on the mountain lakes 8,000 feet beneath, the dim towers of hamlets, the winding ribbon of silver streams. In another direction there is storm and stress, furious winds are out from a!J the caves, thunder growls and lightenings leap from crag to crag. Elsewhere clear skies smile on deep tranquility, and suddenly as from nowhere the beholder of these marvels of God's pastimes finds his own face wet with cloud, his nearest companion invisible, his feet nailed to the soil lest a single step should find unsuspected verge of gorge; and in another instant the majestic flood of sunlight again envelops the mountain, and the snows, that have not melted no one knows for how long on the distant dazzling terraces, blind the astonished eyes with heavenly radiance. But that is Switzerland. The two great sentinels of the valley of Mexico, when the writer hereof saw them, were in early "spring majesty, how many miles away no one knew. Whether the mass of fleece were cloud or cap no one dared assert. As the train kept its steadfast way up tho gradients they seemed nearer, nearer, nearer, soon to be unveiled, soon to be hailed with open salutation of homage: but farther, farther, farther they grew as we grew nearer. Now they swept as if angrily out of vision, and the sky was overborne with gray, lavender, silver and opal. Now the sunlight rested on their cones like gold on a bishop's mitre. Now the clouds wheeled swiftly about like squadrons drilling and manuevering. Now mighty winds clutched cloud masses and threw them about in caprice or fury. Still ever they went farther away, ever retiring, hiding, eluding the eye, escaping from the heavens utterly. All phenomenon Ruskin notes in the myth of Athena of the air wero visible, inglorious but elusive processions. What Aztec deities may not have fought upon their metal sides. What fables of prehistoric ages must have been drawn from their tremend- e6us frowns, their demon like furtiveness; colossal humors. Why, in such presence, should not a man as before the Himalayas and the Caucasus fall upon his knees and worship fire as the god of gods, firo that is in the sun, in the moon, in the stars, in the lightnings, in the clouds, and fire that from time to time belched forth from these uplifted hells) of snow and poured down death from a hundred living rivera on villages that awoke only to die? At last; as if a Toltec Jove with electric finger drew back the curtains, the mighty pair sat before us, opal azure of tht Mexican sky investing their eternal calmness, the noonday &un glittering on their snows, all other elemental forces invisible, silent, in presence of iheir majesty. Every day during the dry season in Mexico* Jay Gould can see these visions The two great peaks are his nearest neigh- bow. The Palaco.ot" Chapultepec stands on a ro'jk that is master of hundreds of miles on mountain, valley, and plain. It is solidly built of stone, its architecture jharacterisfio only of the country, neither [toman ror Gothic, neither Greek nor Moorish, square, massive, spacious. So mild is the air that the covered promenades are frescoed in modern Italian taste. The rooms are large and during the occupancy of Maximilian and Garlotta were all refurnished with the newest upholstery and carved lisrht woods of Paris. The 'urnilure would have been equally at homo n the Tullories. Every foot of the adjacent grounds is historic. On no other part of the American continent can he read and eel BO much in so short a time. The itory of Cortex and tho glory of the cintus-rearing Aztec' is here Near by is the Mill of the King (Molino del Itay), where one of the shaipest battles n the history of Mexico was bloodily ought lucre, on the for:ideation walls no will 8eo where the bravo, bleeding feet nd hands of the American soldiers grasped the serrated edges of hard stone ind drew themselves up inch by inch un- il tho batteries were strangled and the •arapet Ktiiiwd. Here, alas! he will walk where (Jarlotta walked, beneath and with- n interlacing, tall cypress trees, aa per- eel, in the gotliioroof, they make, as the ordlv grove at Versailles. The wizzard hpuld not linger here ulone. " pints Uuunt " ryada hide to the frescoed terrace, smoke vhe perors held court and speculate tfbattodo with Central secnritiM~l Cityof Motfco bonds.—Chicago Herald. COSGftBsII FRIDAY,' March 25. SBKATS.—In executive session the* ate had under consideration the Beta sea arbitration treaty. The di?cassi6i2 established a strong probability tWi treaty will, be ratified, and a vote iiJ peeled on Monday next. ( HOUSE.—Some time wag spent in mittee of the whole on the private c. dar. The bill for the relief of the n sonal representatives of Henry H, SB inventor of the Sibley tent, was comi ed, but no determination was reads The committee arose and the house i journed. - SATUBDAY, March 26. HotJSB. — The house proceeded i the consideration of the pa bills reported favorably from committee of ing seventeen, the whole. After i, public business waj pended and the colleagues of the i Congressman Spinola proceeded tot tributes of respect to his memory, i which the house adjourned. MONDAY, March 5J8. SENATE—Mr. Wolcott introduced t n, olution requesting the president to refna j from allotting lands. A bill was re] appropriating $100,000 for a public ing at Pierre, S. D. Mr. Morgan c__ a resolution, calling on the president! the correspondence with the Argents Republic on the subject of reciprocity,^ The bill authorizing the constructionc( bridge across the Mississippi at Burlii ton, passed. The senate bill ty establ a railway bridge across tha Illinois at or near Havana, 111., passed. MONDAY, March 28. HOUSE—The consideration of thesilij bill was postponed a day, and there i possibility that it may be indefinitely? poned. A resolution was adopted c on the secretary of the treasury for mation as to whether the present cap; of the mints was sufficient to execute H authorized coinage. The diplomatic t consular bill was reported, and wcntf the committea of the whole, district bills were passed and the I adjrurued. TUESDAY, March '29. SENATE.—Three requests from orj ized labor in the Districts of were laid before the senate asking; | Representation, anch as prevails in en other community. 2. The proper forcemenfc of the eignt-hour law. 3. sufficient appropriation to provide books in the public schools. The Bet Saa arbitration treaty waa ratified, soon) discussion, by a unanimous Notice was given by Mr. Stewart tbat j Mondav next he would move to take { the bill to pro vide for the free coinage j gold and silver. HOUSE.—The tariff debates was ed in the house to-day, but the dis was rather uninteres'ting. The s laid before the bouse the resignation! Mills, of Texas. Tho senate billif establish a port of delivery at Des Mo was passed. The free wool Dill wast; up in committee of the whole, Mr. arguing in favor of the bill, and favai direct taxation for th" support of the ernment. Mr. McCnary of Kentti strongly attacked there protective SJB! WEDNESDAY, March 30. SENATE.—The oath of office was taken] by Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, who thej took his seat in the senate. Mr. Slant delivered a speech in favor cf his iJ tender dollar bill, after which it was «1 mitted to the finance committee. Dawes called up the pending Indian, propriation bill, and after some disnussij on the measure, without reaching a \ the senate adjourned. HOUSE.—The house went into a < mitte of the whole on the tariff bi Blount in the chair). Mr. Butlei of Iowa, taking the floor in advoeVyl the measure. It is settled that this wif will close the general discussion on i bill, and it is proposed to take a votai it Monday, April 4. Bills were passed! follows: Exteading the privileges of f mediate transportation to the city Marquette, Mich.; to authorize the i struction of a bridge across the Mis river afc Dawitt, Mo.; for the John Warren. - • TnunsDAY, March 31. SENATE.—Mr. Hawley reported andS senate passed a bill empowering the J agers of th« National s«u:«,;» nv.. ... Soldiers select their employes from among soldi who served, in the late war, Mr. Morj»] introduced, a series of resolutions on silver question, which caused a lively cussion. The senate, by a vote of "' refused to strike out the house provi authorizing the detail of army officers act as Indian agents. HOUSE.—Resolutions were passed -. thorizing the use of theMartello tower,| Tybee Island, Georgia, for a signal statu to protect foreign exhibitors at the Cl umbian exposition from prosecution i exhibiting wares protected by Amer patents and trademarks; also a bill tha time for holding courts in the dif of West Virgina. The free wool bill i discussed in.committe of the whole. ' Brosins, of Pennsylvania, taking the in opposition to the bill. Mr. Johnson,! Ohio, and others measure. The commttee on buildings and grounds introduced a . spoke in favor, of committee on p»'' &' able report on the following bills: Jol , III., 865,000; Massillon, Ohio, $40,000. . these shadows; weeuint' within these trunks ho melanpkoly Spanish moss, ml wailing drops its orw» across the walk. fuiiereal hairy dra . Lizards daft from ul the bark ot the treos mid ground rec- iles crosa the gravel incessantly harmless u ominous Curiottu's walk remains t" oil the siidest talo .of dilapidated mou- rcuy putting aspiring foot on. freedom's ew world only fo give up life, Sou n u ?!i pu " ult , ot 2 »e««ou 8 diadem. But the wizard, of Wall street need not «J under the cypresses. He w Tmou8 A Lucky Excape, Fortnnatfl It tho man or woman i malaria-ridden locality who etcapw th« c •courgs. Not epe to » thousand dpe|. th« «ptd«tulc li » periodical and wld« visitation, It li Just u common to Bee vrlwl«3 mnniUM iu8erjne from It a« single u The n»o*» rigorous constitution Is •gilnsflt—how much loss a system f«Ws w^ ordered. A« a means of pro'.ectiou laris, Hodetter'i Stomach Bitters Is the i P^dnal agent. It will uproot any torn. --, aria) dleeaM Implanted in the syetem, «Mj In regions where mlaematic complaints I"* .malignant and deadly, such aa the I»W fanama, Gnatcmala and the tropics genw y u * .' "Sarded »s an efficient eaf«gua r i ' .cfflcacloui is U aa a curatire and prsvi? phroolc Indigestion, liver trouble, coml'K . raonmaUsa, tiiney complainla and U fttff j UAKOl'A UUAIN. That iu shook Itulued and That in. * JAMESTOWN, N. D., March farmers of North Dakota are just mug to realize contrary to < "" that the grain in shock is wet ed, making it unfit for fw perhaps feed. Grain even »,« throughout tho winter is „„ aged, being danjp, 8 of| and iWMtyiy

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